Tagged: arkansas economic development commission

Bekaert Expansion in Rogers to Create 100 Jobs

by Alexis Crowe 3/23/2016 11:00 am

Bekaert said Wednesday that it will expand its plant in Rogers, adding 50 percent capacity and creating 100 new jobs.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Economic Development

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

An economic development resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Window Mart to Expand in Hot Springs

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/11/2016 9:02 am

Window Mart of Royal (Garland County) plans to expand its existing facility at 5760 Albert Pike Road with a $6.5 million investment over the next two to three years.

Manufacturer Plans $80M Paper Plant, Up to 83 Jobs in Fort Smith

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/1/2016 11:26 am

P.H. Glatfelter Co. of York, Pennsylvania, a publicly traded manufacturer of specialty papers and other fiber-based materials,says it will — subject to local approval — open a plant in Fort Smith that will create up to 83 jobs.

Closing the Deal: Your Next Step on the Way to Little Rock

by Capital Assets Staff 2/22/2016 12:02 am

Now that you've seen what the Little Rock region has to offer, contact the following for more information.

Hutchinson, AEDC Launch 'Arkansas Inc.' to Recruit, Retain Companies

by Alexis Crowe 2/4/2016 2:10 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston launch "Arkansas Inc.," a new brand campaign to recruit companies to Arkansas while encouraging those here to continue to grow.

Jeff Moore To Head Marketing at AEDC (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Jeff Moore has been hired as director of marketing and communications for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission in Little Rock.

Southworth Products to Expand Manila Plant, Add 35 Jobs

by Lance Turner 1/6/2016 1:34 pm

Southworth Products Corp. of Falmouth, Maine said Wednesday that it will spend $935,000 to expand its plant in Manila and add 35 new jobs.

AEDC Names Jeff Moore Director of Marketing, Communications

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/30/2015 10:34 am

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission said Monday that Jeff Moore has been hired as the agency’s new director of marketing and communications.

Sun Paper, Hutchinson Sign Intent Letter to Study $1.4B South Arkansas Plant

by Lance Turner 11/23/2015 11:23 am

A long-planned paper plant in south Arkansas has taken another step forward. Shandong Sun Paper Industry on Monday signed a letter of intent with Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission to study building a $1.4 billion pulp mill in the area.

Hutchinson: Focused on Economic Development Through Education, Trips Abroad

by Alexis Crowe 11/12/2015 2:11 pm

At the 87th annual Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce meeting, Gov. Asa Hutchinson speaks on his computer education program and plans to attract Chinese and Japanese business prospects to Arkansas.

AEDC Hosts Workshops for Minority Business Owners

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/11/2015 9:07 am

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Small and Minority Business Division will host two workshops this month geared toward minority business owners.

Asa Hutchinson Plans Trade Mission to Japan, China

by Lance Turner 11/6/2015 2:14 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday announced plans to make his third international business development trip, this time to China and Japan on Nov. 15-24.

Little Rock to Host International Economic Development Conferences

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/29/2015 3:01 pm

Little Rock will host two international economic development conferences, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission said Wednesday.

Political Fundraising Startup Raising Money, Profile

by Mark Carter 10/19/2015 12:00 am

RaisetheMoney.com of Little Rock has signed on 300 campaigns — local, state and federal — over the past 90 days, more than 500 total, and has worked with five Republican presidential candidates.

Baxter International to Add 225 Jobs in Mountain Home

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/15/2015 11:08 am

Baxter International Inc. of Deerfield, Illinois, a publicly traded health care products manufacturer, announced Thursday that it will add about 225 full-time employees to its Mountain Home plant over the next five years.

Arkansas Administering $600K for Wildlife Education Programs

by Associated Press 10/12/2015 4:33 pm

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission is distributing more than $600,000 in fines collected to schools and conservation districts for wildlife education programs.

UCA, AEDC Collaborating on Assistance Program for Arkansas Mayors

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2015 12:14 pm

Technical Assistance Program for Arkansas Mayors will provide education and training to mayors, particularly in rural areas and the Delta region.

Oshkosh Corp. Beats Lockheed Martin, AM General to Make JLTVs

by Lance Turner 8/25/2015 4:05 pm

The U.S. Army on Tuesday awarded a contract to build the military's new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle to Oshkosh Corp. of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, beating Lockheed Martin, which would have made the vehicles in Camden.

Mike Preston: Develop Rural Parts of Arkansas, Improve Workforce

by Alexis Crowe 8/4/2015 2:16 pm

Four months on the job, and Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, said he has helped to secure 22 new or expanding company contracts for jobs in the state.